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'Marcel Bourgouin' rose Description
'Marcel Bourgouin' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
15 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Marcel Bourgouin
Origin:
Bred by Jean-Baptiste Corboeuf (-Marsault) (France, 1899).
Class:
Gallica / Provins, Hybrid Perpetual.  
Bloom:
Dark red, violet shading, white streaks.  Moderate fragrance.  Large, full (26-40 petals), in small clusters bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
Upright.  Dark green foliage.  3 leaflets.  
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm).  Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 8b.  Shade tolerant.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  Prune after flowering is finished.  
Notes:
Opinion on parentage varies. See references.
This rose is classified as a Gallica by Corboeuf despite the fact this is cross between a Moss and a Damask Perpetual, probably as it has no moss and does not repeat.
 
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